Junk Down Here, Too
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » WHY PEOPLE LIKE THE AR-15: To Champion, the AR-15 has wide appeal because everyone from hobbyists… Meanwhile, although Patrik Jonsson, who reported this piece, is an honest reporter who’s done good gun coverage, I note … Continue reading

It’s Junk Almost All the Way Down
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » BUT I THOUGHT THE SCIENCE WAS SETTLED: Pig Corpses Poor Model For Establishing Time Of Death In Hum… Forensic science in general seems to be much less precise than was advertised for decades. Science in … Continue reading

No, Coffee Won’t Give You Cancer
Bill Quick

Coffee no longer comes with cancer warning—it may actually prevent it | Ars Technica Despite brimming data showing that drinking coffee can be good for your health, there has been a lingering black stain on the popular drink’s reputation—the 1991 assessment by … Continue reading

Do Ya Believe? Ya Gotta Believe!
Bill Quick

Obama Warns of Underwater Manhattan Without Climate Change Action | The Weekly Standard President Obama warned of a submerged Manhattan without efforts to combat climate change during a fundraiser in New York City Wednesday night. “[T]he majority of people believe … Continue reading

Runaway Models
Bill Quick

Moody’s model predicts Hillary Clinton will beat Donald Trump – May. 26, 2016 Donald Trump is in trouble, according to a model that has correctly predicted the winner of every presidential race since Ronald Reagan in 1980. This time around … Continue reading

Useless In the Eyes of Whom?
Bill Quick

AI will create ‘useless class’ of human, predicts bestselling historian | Technology | The Guardian Even so, jobless humans are not useless humans. In the US alone, 93 million people do not have jobs, but they are still valued. Harari, … Continue reading

Murder Mystery
Bill Quick

Al Gore: ‘Coal Is Dead in the U.S.’ | PJ Media WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Al Gore called for the U.S. government to put a price on carbon and “accelerate” the transition to green energy “dramatically.” He also told … Continue reading

21st Century Cults
Bill Quick

Global warming has made the weather better for most in U.S. — but don’t get used to it, study says – LA Times Of course you don’t want to get used to it.  That would be crazy.  Because global warming … Continue reading

Shut Up. Sit Down. Eat Bugs.
Bill Quick

Methane mendacity – and madness | Watts Up With That? They also want us to believe reducing United States methane emissions will make a huge difference. But even if US manmade methane emissions are 20% of the worldwide total, the … Continue reading

Studies? We Got Lots of Studies
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » WAIT, I THOUGHT THE DIETARY SCIENCE WAS SETTLED THAT SKIM MILK IS BEST? Full-fat milk ‘may drastically reduce risk of diabetes’ – study. I pretty much take any study coming out of nutrition “science” these … Continue reading

Mark Steyn and Nigel Farage – Together Again! (And The Results Are Hilariously Devastating)
Bill Quick

Live in Toronto: Steyn & Farage vs Arbour & Schama :: SteynOnline The motion before the house was: Be it resolved, give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free… At the start of the debate, … Continue reading

Leave That Guy’s Junk Alone
Bill Quick

No, Moderate Alcohol Consumption Won’t Help You Live Longer But wait. A new meta-analysis of these pro-booze studies suggests most are misleading and there’s probably not much to gain from moderate drinking other than temporarily taking the edge off after … Continue reading

More Miss Than Hit
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » THE SCIENCE IS UNSETTLED: Many scientific “truths” are, in fact, false. In 2005, John Ioanni… Researchers have recreated prominent studies from several scientific fields and come up with wildly different results. And psychology has become … Continue reading

More PC Dietary Idiocy
Bill Quick

Are carbs as bad as red meat and cigarettes when it comes to lung cancer? Of course not, you progtard, junk-science-peddling morons. And there’s nothing wrong with red meat, either. … Continue reading

Created
Bill Quick

Scientific paper which says the human hand was designed by a ‘Creator’ sparks controversy | Science | News | The Independent However, members of the scientific community have demanded the paper be retracted, for its several perceived references to the pseudoscientific theory … Continue reading

Is All Science Junk Science These Days?
Bill Quick

Breathing smog-filled air causes weight gain and leads to diseases linked to obesity | Daily Mail Online Breathing polluted air may be doing more than simply harming your lungs, it could also be making you overweight. Rats that were left … Continue reading

Artificial Sweets For the Sweet: Junk Science Versus Real Science
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » I DON’T TRUST THEM: Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Gain. “Artificial, or nonnutritive, sweetener… But while some well-designed trials have found that those randomly assigned to drink artificially sweetened beverages gained less weight than those given … Continue reading

Science Magic: Or How To Turn An Everday Nutrient Into a Deadly Scourge
Bill Quick

High-sugar diet is as ‘damaging to your brain as extreme stress or ABUSE’ | Daily Mail Online Didn’t bother reading.  Too obviously progtard junk science bullshit. … Continue reading

The Answer Is to Stop Eating Sugar, Not to Eat Only Sucrose
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » IS THE SUGAR IN FRUIT BAD FOR YOU? It depends. “Not if the fruit in question is whole fruit. Unlik… IS THE SUGAR IN FRUIT BAD FOR YOU? It depends. “Not if the fruit in … Continue reading

Good Fat, Bad Fat
SteveF

There’s a long, technical, and interesting post about the effects of different kinds of fat on the human body. I’m not going to go into detail, instead referring you to the post, but here’s the bottom line: Saturated fats are … Continue reading

Second Amendment Is Like Anthropogenic Global Warming: Nothing It Cannot Do!
Bill Quick

Houston Chronicle: Campus Carry Could Hurt Cancer Research – Breitbart On February 21, the Houston Chronicle claimed the passage of Campus Carry in Texas could hurt education at colleges and universities and quoted M.D. Anderson’s Julie Penne saying it could … Continue reading

Can’t Anybody End This Nightmare?
Bill Quick

Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions – Washington Times The Pentagon is ordering the top brass to incorporate climate change into virtually everything they do, from testing weapons to training troops to war planning to … Continue reading

Oh, STFU, You Infantile Morons
Bill Quick

‘Experts’ Warn ‘Global Warming’ Is Making Pet Dogs Depressed – Breitbart A leading “dog behaviourist” and an “animal behaviour counselor” have warned that “global warming” is responsible for a supposedly massive rise in bored and depressed pet dogs. The “experts” said that … Continue reading

Global Warming Cultist Watch
Bill Quick

Queens, NY – 1996: Winter in New York – Something’s Missing – Absence of Snow Upsets Rhythms Of Urban Life and Natural World – NYTimes.com ”I bought a sled in ’96 for my daughter,” said Dr. Michael Oppenheimer, a scientist … Continue reading

The Scientific Consensus Is Settled
Bill Quick

Peer-Reviewed Survey Finds Majority Of Scientists Skeptical Of Global Warming Crisis – Forbes It is becoming clear that not only do many scientists dispute the asserted global warming crisis, but these skeptical scientists may indeed form a scientific consensus. Don’t … Continue reading

You Want Proof, You Deniers? I Got Your Proof Right Here!
Bill Quick

Record Cold Temperatures Hit Los Angeles | L.A. Weekly Southern California does get real weather. Sometimes. We had record cold yesterday and we’re looking at possible rain tonight. Today’s high temperature wasn’t expected to break 60. That’s not a Midwestern … Continue reading

The Hottest Christmas Evah! (No, Not This One)
Bill Quick

Christmas Eve 1955 Was Much Warmer | Real Science Christmas Eve 1955 was much warmer. Three fourths of the country was over 60 degrees, and Ashland Kansas,  Geary Oklahoma and Encinal Texas were all over 90 degrees. Fort Lauderdale was 85 … Continue reading

Waving the Magic Wishcasting Wand
Bill Quick

Private car ownership is on the road to becoming a rarity – MarketWatch Magic wand stuff masquerading as “science.” … Continue reading

This Is My Shocked Face
Bill Quick

Study: NOAA Overestimated US Warming by 50% – Breitbart Another week, another study showing that our official climate data gatekeepers have been exaggerating the extent of “global warming” to make it look more scary, more urgent, more desperately in need of … Continue reading

Zzzzz
Bill Quick

Humans are smart because we sleep weird Instead of fussing over finding the strongest tree branch for the night, humans slept on the floor for far shorter, but higher-quality periods of time. This enabled them to have periods of extra … Continue reading

Thought Crimes
Bill Quick

How I was vaporised by the BBC’s Green Gestapo, writes QUENTIN LETTS | Daily Mail Online I can remember when England wasn’t yet a Stalinist tyranny. Good times, good times. Long gone now, though. … Continue reading

Pixie Dust
Bill Quick

What Will Become of the Climate-Change Refugees? – The Atlantic They can relocate to the equally mythical unicorn game preserves. … Continue reading

Junk Junk Science
SteveF

How online porn is fuelling sex addiction The ‘endless supply’ of pornography on the internet is feeding sex addiction, a study has revealed. Sex addiction – when an individual has difficulty controlling their sexual thoughts, feelings or behaviour – is … Continue reading

The God That Failed
Bill Quick

Top Scientists Demolish Alarmism Behind UN Climate Summit | The Daily Caller “The most important thing to keep in mind is — when you ask ‘is it warming, is it cooling’, etc.  — is that we are talking about something … Continue reading

Prophet of Junk Science Puts On Scary Mask In Malaysia
Bill Quick

Obama in Malaysia: ‘You’ll See Oceans Rise…More Drought, More Flooding, Bigger Hurricanes, Typhoons’ Speaking today at a townhall meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, President Barack Obama warned that if the world does not “stop the amount of carbon that we … Continue reading

Please
Bill Quick

After Paris Attacks, Global Warming Activists May See Mass Events Canceled CNSNews.com) – Last Friday’s deadly terrorist attacks in Paris may force the cancelation of large public events linked to the upcoming U.N. climate conference – to the dismay of … Continue reading

Polar Bear Populations At Fifty Year High: Global Warming Cultists Hurt Most
Bill Quick

Polar Bears Doing Great, Except in Greenies’ Fantasy Computer Models Global polar bear populations are at a fifty-year record high. Yet the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has just released a study suggesting that they are doomed. Which version … Continue reading

Don’t Be a Denier
Bill Quick

Nate Silver on crisis in polling – Business Insider University of Michigan polling expert Michael Traugott argued to Business Insider last week that pollsters were improving their methods and increasingly relying on statistical modeling. That would, I believe, be the … Continue reading

The Good Die, If Not Exactly Young, At Least Far Too Soon
Bill Quick

Ace of Spades HQ “It doesn’t matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn’t matter how smart you are. If it doesn’t agree with experiment, it’s wrong.” — Richard P. Feynman. Preach it to the global warming cultists, Dr. Feynman.  … Continue reading